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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Contact Us

All citizens applying for Building Permits must sign in before 4pm to sit with a Permit Analyst, otherwise application will be accepted as drop-off.

Department of Safety & Permits

1300 Perdido St, 7th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: (504) 658-7100

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Division Contacts


Jared E. Munster, Ph.D., AICP
Phone: (504) 658-7200

Chief Building Official

Zachary Smith, AIA
Phone: (504) 658-7114

Building Official

Larry Chan,
Phone: (504) 658-7145

Floodplain Manager

Jerome Landry, CFM
Phone: (504) 658-7127

Building Inspection Division

Terry Willis, Chief Building Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7130
Fax: (504) 658-7209

Electrical Inspection Division

Charles Collins, Chief Electrical Inspector
Steven Bordelon, Assistant Chief Electrical Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7145
Fax: (504) 658-7211

Electrical Contractors License

Lisa Grimble
Phone: (504) 658-7145

Mechanical Inspection Division

Rudolph Hardouin, Chief Mechanical Inspector
Brian Medus, Assistant Chief Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (504) 658-7153
Fax: (504) 658-7211

Mechanical Contractors License

Orelia Torrence
Phone: (504) 658-7153

Operating Engineer License

Edmonia Dorsey
Phone: (504) 658-7107

Plan Review

Zachary Smith, AIA, Dhief Building Official
Phone: (504) 658-7115
Fax: (504) 658-7212

Zoning Administration

Edward Horan, Zoning Administrator
Phone: (504) 658-7125
Fax: (504) 658-7210

Permit Processing

Estelle Brown
Phone: (504) 658-7125

Board of Building Standards and Appeals

Angela Mitchell
Phone: (504) 658-7200

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Last updated: 12/5/2016 12:11:27 PM

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